Explore a host of inquiry-based lesson plans for K to 12 students and their teachers.
We know parents and caregivers are home with children during the COVID-19 pandemic and are looking for meaningful learning activities to do together. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is pleased to offer a number of activities that can teach your children about courage, compassion, resilience, and hope.
Inspired by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s Activity Stations, these simple, collaborative activities offer step-by-step instructions for you to create your own artwork with materials you have at home. These activities focus on how people respond in difficult times. They speak both to 9/11 and to today, when we have seen so many stepping forward to help and support others.
Create your own artwork or write a letter to honor and thank heroes in your own community.
Learn to fold paper cranes, and make your own chain to symbolize peace and healing.
Design your own first responder badge to honor their service.
Make a leaf to add to a collective tree inspired by the story of the Survivor Tree.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers a collection of first-person accounts of the attacks and their aftermath as a part of the annual Anniversary in the Schools webinar program.